The University of Western Australia is pleased to partner with a range of sponsors to deliver In the Zone.
Western Australian Government
The Government of Western Australia has a long history of engagement with the Asia-Pacific Region, fostered through shared investment as well as the state’s geographical location on Australia’s Indian Ocean coast.
Perth USAsia Centre
The Perth USAsia Centre is a non-partisan, not-for-profit institution that promotes stronger relationships between Australia, the Indo-Pacific and the USA by contributing to strategic thinking, policy development and enhanced networks between government, the private sector and academia.
Rio Tinto is a leading global metals and mining corporation. It is the second-largest iron-ore exporter in the world. In the Pilbara, Rio Tinto has a network of fifteen mines, three shipping terminals, the largest privately owned heavy-freight railway in Australia and supporting infrastructure. Pilbara operations are assisted by Rio Tinto’s Operations Centre in Perth.
Foreign Policy Community of Indonesia (FPCI)
Foreign Policy Community of Indonesia (FPCI) was established in 2014 as an independent, non-political organization focused on international relations. FPCI aims to be the first foreign policy organization that can bring together students, lecturers, government agencies, diplomatic corps, international organizations, civil society, business communities, think tanks, journalists and the general public into a large community of foreign policy enthusiasts.
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade advances the interests of Australia and Australians internationally.
City of Perth
The City of Perth Council has a distinct leadership role as the capital city of Western Australia to promote Perth’s sustainable economic development. In The Zone provides a great opportunity for Perth to contribute to the global conversation, raise awareness of issues in Western Australia’s key industries and identify the abundance of opportunities resulting from Perth’s prime geographical position in the Indian Ocean Rim.
The Australian has been In the Zone’s media partner since inception. The Australian newspaper is the home of this country’s policy debate and has the widest coverage of foreign policy in the Australian media landscape.